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\bʌfˈuːnɹi], \bʌfˈuːnɹi], \b_ʌ_f_ˈuː_n_ɹ_i]\
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1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
By Thomas Sheridan

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adhesol

  • solution alphanaphthol, balsam tolu, benzoin, copal, oil thyme in ether; applied to skin, the ether evaporates and leaves a thin protective film, like that of collodion. A form of surgical dressing similar to collodion. An antiseptic varnish consisting copal resin, benzoin, balsam tolu, oil of thyme, alpha-naphthol, and ether.
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